Letter from a group of concerned Asian and Asian American students

Dear Dean McMahon and Dean Ou, We wanted to follow up on our meeting last Tuesday, February 26. We also plan to make this letter accessible to the Tufts community early next week because we want our concerns to be part of a transparent and inclusive conversation. Specifically, we are writing about our request for […]


Women’s Center continues search for new leadership

Hope Freeman will continue her work as the interim director for the Women’s Center after stepping in during November 2018 to fill the opening left by former director K. Martinez. A committee to search for a new candidate is not currently active as the Office of Student Affairs considers a reorganization of the Group of Six, specifically within the […]


Andrew Shiotani named as new director of International Center

The Tufts community received an email announcing Andrew Shiotani as the new director of the International Center (I-Center) on Jan. 28. Shiotani assumes the leadership role of Jane Etish-Andrews, who retired after 35 years of work at Tufts. The I-Center provides immigration and student services to undergraduate and graduate students across all of Tufts’ schools. According […]


Students, administrators respond to Trump administration’s proposed definition of gender

The Trump administration is reportedly looking to introduce a narrow definition of gender “as a biological, immutable condition” determined at birth, according to an Oct. 21 New York Times article. The Times explained that the new definition can eradicate federal recognition of an estimated 1.4 million transgender and non-binary Americans which could lead to implications […]


Editorial: Tufts must support Group of Six by filling vacancies, increasing center staff

The Group of Six, which promotes events, discussion and community through the lens of social identities, is critically important for Tufts students looking to access the unique resources and support systems that its centers offer. The Group of Six is made up of the Africana Center, the Asian American Center, the FIRST Resource Center, the Latino Center, the LGBT Center and […]


Celebrating 25-year anniversary, Latino Center donates archives to Digital Collections and Archives

The Latino Center will submit pieces of its history to the Tufts Digital Collections and Archives (DCA) in the coming weeks in celebration of its 25th anniversary. It has been 25 years since the Latino Center was founded in 1993, meaning that when Latino Center intern Khalil Payton walked into work last fall, he was tasked […]


Letter to the Editor

A question was raised today by students- Why was the International Center (I-Center) not included on the Letter to the Editor (12/6/2017) from the Group of 5 Center Directors? It was not intentional that the I-Center wasn’t included in the Daily’s Letter to the Editor. In fact, the I-Center staff fully supports the Asian American […]


ASAP and BARCC discuss future plans, resources, #MeToo campaign

Content warning: this article mentions sexual assault High-profile cases and allegations have brought the issue of sexual assault to the forefront of the national media. But on college campuses, the issue of sexual assault is one that both on- and off-campus groups around Tufts have been tackling for decades. Action for Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) […]


K. Martinez hired as new Women’s Center director

Tufts has hired K. Martinez, former Associate Director of the Diversity and First-Gen Office at Stanford University, to direct the Tufts Women’s Center. Martinez began their new role at Tufts on May 8. The hiring concludes a semester-long, nationwide search to replace former Women’s Center Director Steph Gauchel, according to Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon. Gauchel left the center last February to become Assistant Dean […]


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